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National Greographic2007 - 2009 Backcountry Safaris was recognized by National Geographic as one of the Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth.

National Geographic conducted the world's first authoritative rating of adventure travel tour operators. Ratings for categories in educations in which clients learn about geology, culture and history. Sustainability, the ways outfitters help protect the planet's cultural and natural heritage. Quality of service. Sprit of adventure, outdoor activities and introducing guest to innovative experiences. And references where multiple clients were interviewed.

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Healing Lifestyles and SpasJuly 2003 - Healing Lifestyles & Spas
Bergie Bits and Growlers: Sea Kayaking in the Fjords of Alaska
Story and photography by Mary M. Brigham

"Watch out for growlers," our guide, Ron Clauson, said. "They can tip over on your kayak! Icebergs make a growling noise when they roll; that’s why we call 'em that. Don't get close to 'em."

That was two hours ago, and now we were picking our way through menacing herds of the oddly-shaped sculptures. I felt like a flea on a toothpick, trying to paddle through a snow cone. Our campsite was somewhere on the other side of this icy maze... Continued

Outside May 2003May 2003 - Outside Magazine
News from the North Latitude Adjustment
Ten more ways to frolic in the far north's summer sun.

By Tim Neville

This six-day multisport foray will give you a proper introduction to southwest Alaska's 8,000-square-mile Kenai Peninsula. Start with a day of rafting Class II rapids through the Kenai River Canyon, then bunk in the heart of the million-acre Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in a Yukon-style... Continued, Backcountry Safaris is #5

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Suggested Alaska Reading
Kenai Fjords Historic Resource Study (online book) by Linda Cook and Frank Norris
Exploring Alaska's Kenai Fjords by David Miller
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Alaska: A Novel by James A. Michener
Alaska: A History of the 49th State by Claus-M Naske and Herman E. Slotnick
Guide to the Birds of Alaska by Robert H. Armstrong
Wild Flowers of the Yukon, Alaska by John G. S. Trelawny
Coming into the Country by John McPhee
Travels in Alaska by John Muir
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